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David Kenga
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Personal information
Full name David Kenga
Date of birth July 8, 1982 (1982-07-08) (age 27)
Place of birth Mombasa, Kenya
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Indiana Invaders
Number 12
Youth career
2003–2006 Winthrop University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Indiana Invaders 11 (0)
2008 Charleston Battery 17 (1)
2009– Indiana Invaders 6 (0)
Teams managed
2003–2005 UMass Lowell (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

David Kenga (born July 8, 1982 in Mombasa) is a Kenyan soccer player who currently plays for Indiana Invaders in the USL Premier Development League.




College and Amateur

Kenga moved from his native Kenya to the United States in 2003 to attend and play college soccer at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In the summer of 2006, he also played for the Indiana Invaders of the fourth division Premier Development League.[1]


On April 10, 2008, the Charleston Battery of the USL First Division signed Kenga. He made his professional debut on April 12, 2008 as a substitute in Charleston's opening day fixture against Miami FC[2], and went on to make 17 appearances and score one goal before being released at the end of the year.

Having been unable to sign on with a professional club elsewhere, he returned to the amateur Indiana Invaders in 2009, playing 6 games for the South Bend side in the USL Premier Development League.


In addition to his playing career, Kenga worked as an assistant coach at UMass Lowell between 2003 and 2005.


He is one of the founders of Furaha Youth Soccer Academy based in Kenyan coastal town of Kilifi[3].


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